Item SC049003: A chemical reaction always results in the formation of a new substance, which can be a solid, liquid, or gas.

Which of the following always results from a chemical reaction?

  1. Fire
  2. Bubbles
  3. A new substance that is a solid
  4. A new substance that can be a solid, liquid, or gas
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item SC049003
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 2162 3653 59%
  6–8 1404 2428 58%
  9–12 753 1217 62%
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NRC Framework
PS1.B Many substances react chemically with other substances to form new substances with new properties.
NGSS does not say whether the new substances can be solids, liquids, or gases.